|Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 408||Auction date: 25 October 2017|
|Lot number: 326|
LYDIA, Philadelphia. Pseudo-autonomous issue. temp. Caracalla-Elagabalus, AD 198-222. Æ (26mm, 9.30 g, 6h). Laureate head of Demos right; c/m: radiate bust of Helios right / Athena standing facing, head left, holding cult statue of Artemis Anaitis in right hand, spear and shield in left. Martin 4/2 = RPC VI Online temp. no. 4565/5 = Lindgren 777 (this coin); for c/m: Howgego 9. VF, green and brown surfaces, some minor roughness.
From the Dr. Henry Clay Lindgren Collection. Ex Marcel Burstein Collection (Peus 366, 29 October 2000), lot 719 (with ticket).
From Howgego: "Helios had a temple at Philadelphia (SNG Aul 3081). The countermarking is possibly to be connected with the Δεια 'Αλια held there under Caracalla."
Estimate: 100 USD